Internal Communications

The information on these pages is intended for DHS workers, and we are happy to share the communications with our public readers.

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong.  Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.”  ~ George Washington Carver

To all staff:  Please share your suggestions and concerns by sending an email to  Mahalo for your kokua.

Employee Newsletters

Employee’s Retirement Systems (ERS)

Retirement Workshops

Retirement Workshop Schedule Sign-up form
Maui County Pre-Retirement Workshop  TBA
Hawaii County Pre-Retirement Workshop  TBA
ERS Pre-Retirement Workshop – Hawaii  TBA
Kauai County Pre-Retirement Workshop  TBA
ERS Pre-Retirement Workshop – Kauai  TBA
ERS Pre-Retirement Workshop – Maui  TBA

Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund (EUTF)

Information on EUTF Site

Forms can be found at

 Human Resources- Training Staff Office Classes

Training Program Schedule Sign-up form
Administrative Procedures for Supervisors September 2018
Administrative Procedures for Clericals Training April 12, 19 & 26, 2018
October 2018
 DHS 104
Adult/Pediatric CPR/First Aid/AED – Oahu May 17, 2018 & June 18, 2018  DHS104
Adult/Pediatric CPR/First Aid/AED (Neighbor Island Training Sites) (Coming early 2018)
Bloodborne Pathogens Training (Oahu) TBA
Bloodborne Pathogens Training via Video Conference TBA
Safety Management Training TBA
Workplace Safety Training for Employees TBA
Quality Client Service Training May 8, 2018  DHS 104
Verbal De-Escalation Training June 5, 2018  DHS 104


Social Services Division Required Training Classes

Training Program Schedule Sign-up form
Adult/Pediatric CPR/First Aid/AED Training (Neighbor Island Training Sites) TBA


Department of Human Resources Development

Training Program Schedule Sign-up form
DHRD Safety Branch Training Schedule  January – June 2018  DHS 104
Hawaii County Health and Safety Training Schedule TBA
DHRD State Executive Branch Training Schedule*

Coaching 101 cd’d May 24 rescheduled May 2.
DiSC Productive Conflict  cd’d May 22 rescheduled May 10.

Jan to June 2018  DHS 104
Free Public Forums TBA


Hawaii State Ethics Commission Training

Training Program Schedule Sign-up form
Ethics Commission Training for State Employees TBA
Ethics Commission Training for State Board/ Commission Members TBA Online


UFUE / TANF / TAONF Resources

SEE Program Videos

Discovery Health Connection Web Services Launch on October 19, 2006, with  a keynote address by Dr. Drew Pinksy. Watch our launch speakers

Notable Sources for Information

Information of Interest